Legal news from Wednesday, February 5, 2003
15:02 EDT

[JURIST] NASA Wednesday posted online the charter and chartering letter [PDF] of its Columbia Accident Investigation Board. [read more]

13:02 EDT

[JURIST] Watch recorded video [via FedNet] of the Senate Banking Committee's Wednesday hearing to consider the nomination of William Donaldson to be a member of the US Securities and Exchange Commission. President Bush has nominated Donaldson to replace outgoing SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt. [read more]

12:02 EDT

[JURIST] The Senate Judiciary Committee met Wednesday to consider several judicial nominations [hearing notice]. The text of the opening statement by Ranking Member Senator Patrick Leahy is now available. [read more]

12:02 EDT

[JURIST] Read the official text or watch recorded video of remarks delivered Wednesday at the UN by US Secretary of State Colin Powell, presenting evidence of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction and non-cooperation with UN weapons inspectors which he asserted puts Iraq in breach of UN Security Council Resolution 1441. [read more]

11:02 EDT

[JURIST] The International Court of Justice at The Hague ruled [order text, PDF] Wednesday that the United States must "take all measures necessary" to ensure that three Mexican nations are not executed pending a final judgment of the Court in a case involving them and other Mexicans on death row [read more]

09:02 EDT

[JURIST] The US Sixth Circuit Court Of Appeals Wednesday affirmed in part a lower court injunction against a website for using a manufacturer's trademarks in its Internet domain names and metatags. Read PACCER v. TeleScan Technologies [opinion text]. [read more]

08:02 EDT

[JURIST] As part of ongoing recovery efforts, NASA's Office of Inspector General posted an online form Tuesday inviting members of the public to report unauthorized and/or illegal activity associated with debris from the Columbia space shuttle, including theft, selling and trading. [read more]

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